Pages From The Past – 1967


Some of the headlines from July, 1967. Centennial Year for Canada.

The  library main branch downtown Sault Ste. Marie - opened in 1967
The library main branch downtown Sault Ste. Marie – opened in 1967

World News – Castro Offers Session
A gathering of Castro Communists began plans for making more “Vietnams” in the Americas. For the first time, they will be talking seriously about revolution in the United States.
We’ve come a long way baby.

– John Lennon’s Rolls Royce Delivered among a few outcries.

Local News
birdThree strange birds have flown into the Sault area and are causing a stir as far as 100 miles away. The birds are Brazilian Cardinals and should not even be in North America.
Dr. Mahan, associate professor of biology at Central Michigan University suggested that the birds may have gotten caught up in a fast moving transcontinental wind and were carried far off course.

City Teachers May Quit Jobs

Teachers have threatened a mass resignation because of worsening relations with the board. This came on because of the hiring of a new vice-principal at Sir James Dunn High School, Robert M. Lambrosse.

Bobby Baun and the Hockey Caravan coming to the local Kmart on August 2.
Korab Loses Heartbreaker to Woody’s
Fuelers, behind the pitching of Jerry Korab lost a squeaker to Woody’s, 2-1, in the Mid-Western USA Fastball Championships. Warden Maki was the winning pitcher. He struck out 6 and allowed 7 hits. Korab struck out 14 and allowed only 2 hits. Korab’s undoing was in the 4th inning when he walked 4 straight batters to allow the winning run to score. Bob Tombari led the Fuelers with 2 singles.

Canadian Tire White Wall Tire Sale
Size Catalogue Price Sale Price
13″ $25.57 $12.99
14″ $31.70 $14.37
15″ $34.80 $14.95
These tires are tubeless and Turnpike Safe

Peter Jackson Cigarettes
Peter Jackson Cigarettes are offering $10,000 cash certificates in their packages of cigarettes to go along with the already $1,000 certificates.